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Jul 17, 2015 12:01 am

Ronda Rousey Wins ESPY, Delivers Heartfelt Speech

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won two ESPY awards, for Best Fighter and Best Female Athlete. Here’s her acceptance speech for the Best Female Athlete award. Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 15, 2015 4:59 pm

OH-SNAP! Rousey Wins ESPY, Burns Mayweather

Ronda Rousey #MicDrop Posted by UFC on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 Ronda Rousey was presented with the ESPY award for best fighter and had something to say about fellow nominee Floyd Mayweather Jr. Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And Richard Perez

Jul 13, 2015 1:34 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Payout Report: Masvidal Earns Six Figures with KO Win

“The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” finale is in the books and the payout report has been released! Jorge Masvidal picked up a big knockout victory over Cezar Ferreira on Sunday night and will be taking home $102,000! Jake Ellenberger is the second biggest earner on the card, but keep in mind that Thompson will...

Jul 13, 2015 11:33 am

Invicta FC 13 Payout Report: ‘Cyborg’ Earns More than Half of Total Payroll

Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos not only dominated Faith Van Duin in the main event of “Invicta FC 13”, but she also dominated the payroll as well! “Cyborg” took home $100,000 of the $162,000 reported payouts from Friday’s event. MMA Junkie obtained the payouts on Monday afternoon. Check out the report below! The disclosed purses reported by certain...

Jul 13, 2015 9:12 am

UFC 189 Payout Report: McGregor and Mendes Earn Big

Chad Mendes stepped in on short notice to save the main-event of “UFC 189” and was rewarded handsomely for doing so. Conor McGregor was able to put away Mendes in less than ten minutes, but it wasn’t with ease. McGregor was cut open and was taken down several times before finishing Mendes with strikes in...

Jul 5, 2015 7:57 am

UFC Reveals Their Fighter of the Year for 2015… So Far

Several fighters have had a monumental 2015 despite only being six months into the year. With June in the books, Ultimate Fighting Championship have released their unofficial half year awards and it may feature some unexpected names. Joanna Jedrzejczyk topped second-ranked Donald Cerrone in the fighter of the year category and with good reason; She...

Jun 28, 2015 2:00 am

Floyd Mayweather Shows Off a Ridiculous Amount of Jewelry

If there’s anybody that deserves to show off, it is the undefeated Floyd Mayweather. His dominant performance over Manny Pacquiao in May earned him one of the biggest paydays in combat sports history. At 48-0, Mayweather has earned the right to flaunt off whatever he buys on social media. Check out what he chose to...

Jun 7, 2015 4:20 pm

Boxing and MMA Clash when Floyd Mayweather Meets Bellator’s Best

Floyd Mayweather has been appearing with a lot of mixed martial arts fighters as of late. In May, Chris Weidman celebrated his UFC Middleweight Championship defense at the pool with ‘Money’ and now, Bellator fighters got to meet the boxing superstar! Check out a picture below where Mayweather got to meet Phil Davis and King...

Jun 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Tito Ortiz Kicks It with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!

It isn’t often that “The People’s Champion” gets to meet… “THE People’s Champion”. Tito Ortiz ran into fellow ass-kicker Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at Spike’s Guy’s Choice Awards. If The Rock and Tito Ortiz were to throw down, who do you think would win? Great night at #GuysChoiceAwards the biggest and best man in the...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 25, 2015 11:28 am

White: ‘UFC 189 Commercial Was the Most Expensive We’ve Ever Done’

UFC 187 was a spectacle unto itself considering the fact that there were two championship fights featuring the likes of Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort and Daniel Cormier. However, chills were sent down fans’ spines when UFC aired the newest commercial for “UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor”. The commercial cost a fortune, according to Dana White....

May 16, 2015 8:07 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Results: Nover Wrestles Way to Win Against Nam

Phillipe Nover controlled the opening round with his superior takedown game. Yui Chul Nam had no answer when it came to takedown defense, but Nover offered little to no offense while the fight was on the ground. He seemed happy to take the fight to the ground, but apprehensive to advance. Nam was able to...

May 7, 2015 10:41 am

Jiu Jitsu Master — Weidman’s Game Is Beautiful’

Chris Weidman may have just earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but his game has been off the charts for a while now according to his coach Renzo Gracie. “Chris is so tough right now. His Jiu-Jitsu is beautiful”. Gracie told Combate. Gracie made the remark moments after he awarded Weidman his black...

May 1, 2015 2:04 am

FEATHERWEIGHT! Diego Sanchez Dropping Down to 145

“I’m going down to 145″ For the first time since 2010, Diego Sanchez will be fighting outside of the lightweight division. Sanchez has fought for the middleweight and welterweight classes in the past, but this time he will be moving down to featherweight! Sanchez has accomplished a milestone at each weight class he fought in....

May 1, 2015 2:00 am


What could easily earn the most vicious knockout in the half-year awards also takes the cake for the best stanky-leg knockout in mixed martial arts. Kevin Bostick WRECKED Chris Costello at “BAMMA USA BadBeat 15” with an elbow while he was near the cage. Instead of falling backward, Costello simply folded and landed in the...

Apr 4, 2015 1:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 63 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home $50K!

Check out who the UFC awarded the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses to! Timothy Johnson Johnson made quick work of Abdurakhimov when he knocked him out in the last seconds of round one. The performance brought the crowd to life after a lackluster opening fight. Dustin Poirier Dustin Poirier is back in lightweight and...

Mar 22, 2015 10:21 am

Leandro Silva Discusses Dober Fight, Will Accept The Win

      Last night UFC lightweight Leandro Silva choked Drew Dober unconscious with a guillotine choke in the second round during their UFC Fight Night 62 scrap. Only, that didn’t actually happen. He did have Dober in the choke and it was in the second round and the referee did step in and stop...

Mar 5, 2015 11:20 am

RAMPAGE’s Bellator Compensation Package Revealed, And It’s Impressive

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson had a good thing at Bellator. This is what he stroked, when he signed on the dotted line: A $100,000 signing bonus A minimum of $200,000 and maximum of $300,000 for non-PPV fights A minimum of $200,000 and maximum of $450,000 for PPV fights A $50,000 bonus if...

Mar 1, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s 14 Second Win Over Zingano

Last night, Ronda Rousey proved why she is the baddest female fighter on the planet as she submitted Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds. The quickness of the bout shocked the MMA world, and left fight fans with some great reaction Tweets from fighters, regarding the bout, which you can see below: Damn Ronda —...

Feb 22, 2015 9:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

After a night of spectacular fights, several people begged UFC President Dana White for bonuses. Four individuals were awarded performance bonuses, find out who they are! Performance of the Night: Matt Dwyer Matt Dwyer def. William Macario by way of TKO (Punches) 3:14 of Round 1 Matt Dwyer sent William Macario crashing to the canvas...